Free yoga classes: Yoga is 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Beginner Yoga is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday.

Classes are at the Applied Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue, and are subject to change. Call (254) 287-5586.

Through June 7

Visit a Fort Hood youth center to participate in surveys from the University of Georgia’s Family & Community Resilience Laboratory Department. The university is conducting a study on how youth and family support programs in the Army impact family resilience. To participate, a family must have at least one youth between the ages of 11 and 18 and have at least one parent who is active-duty military. All family members must be present. The non active-duty parent will receive a $100 gift card; while youth will receive $50 gift cards (maximum two per household). Please allow up to one hour to complete the survey. Surveys will be conducted at Bronco, Comanche and Montague youth centers at various times. Family members do not need to be registered with Child, Youth & School Services to participate. Call (254) 290-6023.

Through May 31

Family Child Care Amnesty Plan allows individuals who are not currently certified FCC Providers, but are regularly caring for children in government leased housing, an opportunity to register with Child, Youth & School Services as an FCC applicant without penalty. People who come forward and meet the FCC provider eligibility requirements may continue to provide on-post child care in government leased housing while simultaneously going through the FCC certification. FCC certification classes begin June 10; the registration deadline is May 31. Applications may be obtained from the FCC office located in Building 283 on Battalion Avenue. Call (254) 553-4620.

Through July 31

$5,000 Cash Prize Giveaway: Register for your chance to win a one-time cash prize of $5,000. The winner must be eligible for USAA membership and have a USAA deposit account to collect earnings. Registration is available through July 31 at One entry allowed per person. You must be 18 or older, unless active-duty military. Call (254) 532-5481.


It’s Make and Take Craft Night from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Casey Memorial library. Come out and make a nature journal in the children’s room.

Through Friday

Children’s Book Week: Come in to the children’s room at the Casey Memorial Library and read books with Ms. Dee.


Come celebrate Activities Day at the Kouma Express from 1 to 5 p.m. Enjoy games, activities, giveaways, contests and music with DJ Dr Hawk.


Casey Memorial Library’s weekly Preschool Story Time features stories and a craft on a theme. Day cares and home-schooled students also are welcome. Story times are from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 156 of the library annex, Building 3202, 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.

May 22 to July 17

Register online or at the Casey Memorial Library for the Have Book, Will Travel Summer Reading Program.

May 23

The Fort Hood USO presents Movies on the Lawn featuring “Wreck it Ralph” at 7 p.m. in the 89th Military Police Brigade’s footprint. Snacks and refreshments are served complimentary to all our military families. Captain America and Cinderella stop by to say hello.

May 24

Robertson Blood Center will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clear Creek Main Exchange.

May 25

It’s Science Saturday at the Casey Memorial Library. Come out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learn about different types of fingerprints and have fun making fingerprint shapes in the children’s room.

ACAP events

Upcoming seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m. include:

Thursday: Own Your Own Business: SCORE

Tuesday: Dress for Success (Ladies): Business Interview Dress

May 23: Own Your Own Business: Business Plan


Contact Rose L. Thayer at or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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